Events & Courses

Open Garden Dot Crowe

Open Garden - Dot Crowe

Dot Crowe is kindly opening her garden on the following Saturday dates: 16th, 23rd & 30th June, from 12 noon until 5pm and on the following Sunday dates 17th, 24th & 1st July 12 noon until 5pm, with donations to Garden Organic in lieu of entry fee.

at: 
Cleves Garden Studio, 4 Cleves Cottage, Daventry Road, Barby, Rugby, Warwickshire CV23 8TF
on: 
Saturday, 16 June 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 1 July 2018 - 5:00pm

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Principles of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing

Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’, but there is so much more to it than that. Organic growing works creatively with nature, making both the soil and the environment a place where plants will thrive.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 4 July 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Open Garden - Fran Mosley & John Button

Fran Mosley and John Button will very kindly be opening their lovely organic garden to the public on Sunday 8th July from 2-6 pm.

at: 
Knoll House, Burleigh, Stroud, GL5 2PR
on: 
Sunday, 8 July 2018 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

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Cutting edge veg

Cutting edge veg

This one day course will show you how to grow many of the vegetables, herbs and spices associated with a more exotic range of cuisines and introduce you to vegetables that you may not have tried before.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 26 July 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Laurel Villa Open Garden

Laurel Villa open garden

Allison Priestman and Martin Benson are generously opening their garden again this year on Sunday 29th July from 2pm until 6pm.

at: 
Laurel Villa, Swellshill, Brimscombe, Nr Stroud GL5 2SW
on: 
Sunday, 29 July 2018 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

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Open Garden - Pippa Rosen

Pippa Rosen is generously opening her garden for three days in August with donations to Garden Organic in lieu of entry fee.
 
The garden is located in Warminster and has been organically certified since 2001 for seed production. Stockfree production (no animal manures or by-products). Vegetables, herbs, and flowers which are grown for seed. Facilities include toilets, refreshments and organic seed for sale.
at: 
The Herbary, 161 Chapel Street, Horningsham, Warminster, BA12 7LU
on: 
Friday, 3 August 2018 - 11:00am to Sunday, 5 August 2018 - 5:00pm

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Alderley Edge Open Garden

Open Garden, Alderley Edge

We’re very grateful to Peter Woollam who is very kindly opening his garden again in support of Garden Organic.

at: 
Hough Lane, Alderley Edge
on: 
Saturday, 4 August 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 5 August 2018 - 5:00pm

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Susan's Open Garden

Open Garden - Susan Burns

Susan Burns is kindly opening her garden to the public during the weekend of the 4th & 5th of August. The garden is half-an-acre, and divided into ten small gardens which includes: a kitchen garden, an orchard, herbaceous borders, pond, two children’s gardens, a tropical section, seating areas and a secret garden

at: 
Edinburgh
on: 
Saturday, 4 August 2018 - 2:00pm to Sunday, 5 August 2018 - 5:00pm

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Growing winter veg

Growing winter veg

Now is the time to plan ahead and consider your winter growing space. With a little forward planning, you can produce food all year round! We also show you that there is more to winter growing than swedes and leeks.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 8 August 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Intro seed saving

Introduction to seed saving

Join us for this half-day course and learn everything you need to know to get started with seed saving from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library experts. You’ll gain a detailed understanding of the benefits of saving seed and how to select plants for particular characteristics, as well as step by step instructions on saving seeds.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 6 September 2018 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Next steps in seed saving

Next steps in seed saving

This half-day course is the perfect follow on from our ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’ course, or is ideal for those with some experience of saving seed from vegetables, who are looking to further their skills.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 11 October 2018 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Make your own natural Christmas decorations

Make your own natural Christmas decorations

Get into the festive spirit and have fun using materials from our gardens to make natural decorations. You will be shown how to weave your own willow wreath that you can then decorate with items from the gardens, and learn how to identify suitable materials in your own garden and elsewhere for use in decorations.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Friday, 7 December 2018 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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